Sound on: incredible noise. The rattle of pots and pans, cars honking, whoops and cheers are deafening as Istanbul’s residents spontaneously protest today’s decision to recontest municipal elections here after Erdogan’s candidate lost last time round. pic.twitter.com/1RzDFjvruc
— Emily Wither (@ewither) May 6, 2019
One of the funny things people learn when they study economics is that “supply curves slope up” – things get more expensive to make as you make more of them. Whereas to actual participants in the economy it’s obvious that they normally get cheaper. https://t.co/dTsKSuYZyT pic.twitter.com/FcGARH6gtj
— JW Mason (@JWMason1) May 4, 2019
1/n Inspired by @leah_boustan ’s very nice shout out to her undergrad senior honors theses, I thought I might tweet (with pride) about the work of our graduating (3rd year) @azimpremjiuniv economics students as well. They leave on Sunday as graduates. . In no order:..
— Arjun Jayadev (@arjun_jayadev) May 3, 2019
It the profession of academic economics focused too much on a single country, the United States, with insufficient regard for external validity to the rest of the world?
— Dina D. Pomeranz (@DinaPomeranz) May 2, 2019